Personal Life Of Pablo Escobar
Pablo Escobar full name is Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria. He was born on December 1, 1949, in Rionegro, in the Antioquia Department of Colombia. He was the third of seven children of the farmer Abel de Jesús Dari Escobar Echeverri with his wife Hemilda de Los Dolores Gaviria Berrío who has a pivotal role in making her son one of to become druglord and Billionaire.
He was a Colombian drug trafficker who eventually controlled over 80 percent of the cocaine shipped to the U.S., earning him the rank of one of Forbes Magazine’s 10 wealthiest people in the world.
He earned popularity by sponsoring charity projects and soccer clubs, but later, terror campaigns that resulted in the murder of thousands turned public opinion against him. He was killed by Colombian police in 1993.
Escobar’s Wife, Son, and Daughter
Today Escobar’s son Juan Pablo is a motivational speaker who goes by the name Sebastian Marroquin. Marroquin studied architecture and published a book in 2015, Pablo Escobar: My Father, which tells the story of growing up with the world’s most notorious drug kingpin.
Pablo Escobar’s Net Worth
By the mid-1980s, Pablo Escobar had an estimated net worth of $30 billion and was named one of the 10 richest people on Earth by Forbes. Cash was so prevalent that Escobar purchased a Learjet for the sole purpose of flying his money.
At the time, Escobar controlled more than 80 percent of the cocaine smuggled into the United States; more than 15 tons were reportedly smuggled each day, netting the Cartel as much as $420 million a week.